AI in the K-12 Classroom

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an essential technology in many industries and fields, and it is rapidly transforming education. As AI skills continue to be in high demand in the job market, it has become crucial for K–12 educators to introduce their students to AI and its applications. By integrating AI into their teaching, educators can prepare their students to succeed in an AI-driven world and open up new opportunities for learning.

AI can be used to enhance personalized learning, allowing teachers to tailor instruction to individual students’ needs and abilities. AI-powered virtual assistants and chatbots can also assist in providing immediate feedback, answering students’ questions, and supporting language learning.

Additionally, AI can be used in classrooms to help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. By teaching them how to use AI to analyze data and identify patterns, students can learn how to tackle real-world problems in various fields, from healthcare to climate change.

In the coming weeks and months, this collection will continue to evolve as the educational landscape shifts to integrate AI authentically and meaningfully in the classroom to benefit all students.

AI: Key Definitions New!

Learn the meaning of key terms used in conversations around artificial intelligence.

Best Practices 9 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

A Brief Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) New!

Learn the basics about artificial intelligence (AI), why it’s important, and how it’s evolving.

Best Practices 13 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Get Started With the Big Three Chatbots: ChatGPT, Bing, and Bard New!

Review the three main generative AI chatbots currently available: ChatGPT, Microsoft Bing Chat, and Google Bard.

Best Practices 11 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

A Side-by-Side Comparison of ChatGPT, Bing, and Bard New!

Compare the results of two sample queries in ChatGPT, Microsoft Bing Chat, and Google Bard.

Best Practices 12 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Access Free Day of AI Resources

Take part in Day of AI by accessing MIT RAISE’s free curriculum.

Best Practices 10 min Grades K-12, K-12 Resource by:

Free AI Lessons and Challenges for Your Students

Discover free lessons and classroom challenges available from aiEDU.

Best Practices 3 min Grades K-12, K-12 Resource by:

AI Meets the Science of Reading and Writing Skill Development

AI products that focus on reading and writing skill development offer a glimpse into the rapidly shifting educational technology landscape.

Best Practices 8 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

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